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A PARALLEL OF THE ORDERS OF ARCHITECTURE GREEK AND ROMAN
Written by Charles Normand.
Stock no. 2137639
Published by John Tiranti & Company. 1929. Almost very good condition.
Very large format (tall). Brown cloth spine with beige boards, black titles to spine and front cover. B/w plans/designs. This is the Tiranti Edition. Wear and some surface paper damage to covers, with damp/splash marks in places. Spine is very browned. Other marks to covers. Foxing to prelim pages and last pages of books. Some grubby margin marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
The history of the ancient Greek federal state of Boiotia from the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War in 432 B.C. to its victory over Sparta in 371 B.C. Red cardwraps. ISBN: 0888642539. Light scuffing to rear cover. Contents clean.
A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. Navy blue pictorial cloth showing Greek ships. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. Folding map. Booklist to rear with latest books listed first published in 1906. Possible first variation or very early reprint going from the books listed to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Base of spine is damaged; chipped with some fraying and a little loss of cloth. Scuffing to covers. Joints are pulled. Some light foxing. A little browning to plates.
A & C Black Colour Book Popular Series. Blue cloth. 32 colour plates. Spine is faded and bumped; a few marks. Page browning. Foxing heaviest to outer page edges, but some to pages internally. All plates present.
A chronological compendium of 667 battles to 31 BC, from the historians of the ancient world. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 1853673897. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.
AEGEAN ADVENTURES 1940-43 AND THE END OF CHURCHILL'S DREAM
Written by Michael Woodbine Parish.
Stock no. 1823483
Published by The Book Guild Ltd.. 1993. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A powerful memoir providing many glimpses into the life of a British patriot, who when he is not being wounded, captured by the enemy, or escaping, enjoys the full life in a society which numbers royalty, leading politicians and captains of industry among its friends. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0863327885. Foxing to text block else a fine copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
The author's masterful account of the desperate campaigns, while not disparaging the British and Commonwealth assistance, draws heavily on Greek sources to emphasize the oft-neglected experience of the Greeks themselves and their contribution to the fight against fascism. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781781591819. A nice copy.
WITH ALEXANDER IN INDIA AND CENTRAL ASIA: MOVING EAST AND BACK TO WEST
Written by Claudia Antonetti; Paolo Biagi.
Stock no. 2136685
Published by Oxbow Books. 1st 2017. Slightly better than very good condition.
Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9781785705847.
People of the Past series. A look at what we really know about the Minoans' life and times. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 224 pages. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0714121401. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is just a tiny bit rubbed and creased.
Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations, 91 b/w and a few colour plates. 2nd edition revised. Spine lightly faded, gilt titles still bright. Foxing to text block and some foxing to contents. Hinges lightly pulled, binding is tight.
Second Edition. Black cloth. 907 pages with Bb/w maps and illustrations. ISBN: 9780198706779. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.
ALEXANDER THE GREAT'S CAMPAIGNS: A GUIDE TO ANCIENT POLITICAL AND MILITARY WARGAMING
Written by Phil Barker.
Stock no. 1822142
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
As well as being an immensely readable and superbly detailed account of Alexander the Great's actual campaigns, this book also enquires into many historical might-have-beens and gives boundless practical advice and information for all Ancient wargamers. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps & battle plans. ISBN: 0850593255. Text block lightly browned and slightly grubby. Endpapers lightly browned. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.